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Representative Steve Thompson  R-2, Fairbanks

Session Info:

State Capitol, Room 515
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: 907-465-3004
Fax: 907-465-2070

Interim Info:

1292 Sadler Way, Ste 323
Fairbanks, AK  99701
Phone: 907-452-1088
Fax: 907-452-1146
Toll Free: 877-465-3004

Elected to the House:

2010, 2012, 2014

Leadership Positions:

Finance Co-Chair: 2015 - 2016

Office Staff

Jane Pierson
907-465-6841
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-452-1088
Fairbanks: May-Dec
Lynette Bergh
907-465-3004
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-452-1088
Fairbanks: May-Dec
Brodie Anderson
907-465-3004
Juneau: Jan-Apr
 
Joe Michel
Capital Budget Coordinator
907-465-3004
Juneau: Jan-Apr
907-452-1088
Fairbanks: May-Dec

Committee Memberships

Biography

Date/Place of Birth:
Cottage Grove, Oregon - 1944
Residency:
Since 1965
Occupation:
Retired
Family:
Wife - Kathleen Thompson
Children - Max Thompson, Todd Thompson, Scott Thompson, Natalie Jones, Aaron Gillette
Education:
Sutherlin High School class of 1962
Oregon Technical Institute 1962-63
Southern Oregon College, Ashland, Oregon 1963-65
Military:
U.S. Army 1965-67
Sergeant E-5
Other Political and Government Positions:
Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Budget Review Committee
Alaska State Workers Compensation Board
Mayor, City of Fairbanks
Business and Professional Positions:
Past President/CEO - M & O Auto Parts and Equipment, Inc.
Service Organizations and Community Involvement:
Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce
National Rifle Assocation
Fairbanks Elks Lodge
Masonic Lodge
Shriners
Special Interests:
Fishing, hunting, golf, rafting

Personal Legislation

HB 77 - Disability: ID/License And Training Requirements
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to training regarding disabilities for police officers, probation officers, parole officers, correctional officers, and village public safety officers; relating to guidelines for drivers when encountering or being stopped by a peace officer; relating to driver's license examinations; and relating to a voluntary disability designation on a state identification card and a driver's license.

Status: (H) FIN : 2015-04-07



HB 96 - Collection Of Biometric Information
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act relating to biometric information.

Status: (H) STA : 2015-02-04



HB 140 - Leg. Approval: AK Railroad Revenue Bonds
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act authorizing the Alaska Railroad Corporation to issue revenue bonds to finance a positive train control rail transportation safety project that qualifies for federal financial participation; and providing for an effective date.

Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-04-17



HB 155 - Fees; Waivers; Credits; Deductions;taxes
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson

An Act repealing an exploration incentive credit; amending the calculation of adjusted gross income for purposes of the tax on gambling activities aboard large passenger vessels; repealing the amount that may be deducted from the motor fuel tax to cover the expense of accounting and filing for the monthly tax return; repealing a provision allowing an investigation expense under the Alaska Small Loans Act to be in place of a fee required under the Alaska Business License Act; repealing the amount that may be deducted from the tobacco excise tax to cover the expense of accounting and filing for the monthly tax return; repealing the discount on cigarette tax stamps provided as compensation for affixing the stamps to packages; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 155(FIN)
Status: (S) L&C : 2015-04-17


Co-Sponsored Legislation

HB 35 - March 27: Great Alaska Earthquake Day
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

An Act establishing March 27 as Great Alaska Good Friday Earthquake Remembrance Day.

Version: CSHB 35(STA)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-04-03



HB 115 - AK Sovereignty;US Transfer Land To Alaska
Passed House!
Sponsored by Rep. Mike Chenault

An Act relating to the sovereignty of the state and the state's right to a credit or setoff for amounts or injuries inequitably or unlawfully caused or claimed by the federal government; requiring the United States to lift certain land orders and federal withdrawals; relating to the transfer of public land or interests in public land from the federal government to the state and to the disposal of that land or any interest in land; and providing for an effective date.

Version: CSHB 115(FIN)
Status: (S) RES : 2015-04-07



HCR 2 - Jan 24
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Gattis

Designating January 24 - 30, 2016, as Alaska School Choice Week.

Version: CSHCR 2(EDC)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-27



HJR 6 - Federal Contamination Of ANCSA Lands
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Supporting the introduction and enactment of federal legislation acknowledging that the federal government is financially responsible under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act for the remediation of contaminated land subject to conveyance under the Act; urging the United States Department of the Interior to implement the six recommendations to identify and clean up the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act lands in its 1998 report to the United States Congress; and urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to remediate and make free from pollutants lands in the state conveyed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

Version: SCS HJR 6(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-04-17



HJR 9 - Endorsing ANWR Leasing; Related Issues
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. David Talerico

Urging the United States Congress to pass legislation to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development; urging the United States Department of the Interior to recognize the private property rights of owners of land in and adjacent to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; relating to oil and gas exploration, development, production, and royalties; and relating to renewable and alternative energy technologies.

Version: SCS HJR 9(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-05



HJR 10 - Oppose ANWR Wilderness Designation
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak

Opposing the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; opposing attempts by President Obama to alter management of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal based on the revised Comprehensive Conservation Plan or accompanying Environmental Impact Statement; and encouraging the United States Congress to reject a proposal that does not open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.

Version: SCS CSHJR 10(RES)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-02



HJR 13 - Retain Army Forces In Alaska
Passed Legislature! Transmitted To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Lora Reinbold

Urging the United States Department of the Army to maintain and strengthen the current level of its combat-capable structure in the state and not to reduce personnel at Fort Wainwright and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Version: SCS CSHJR 13(STA)
Status: Transmitted To Governor : 2015-03-19



HJR 17 - Fed Ammunition Ban; Manufacture Firearms
Sponsored by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

Urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to ensure that federal agencies do not ban certain ammunition; and urging the governor to encourage the manufacture of firearms and ammunition in Alaska.

Status: (H) JUD : 2015-03-06



HJR 18 - Limit Declaration Of National Monuments
Passed Legislature! Await Transmit To Governor
Sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett

Urging the United States Congress to pass the Improved National Monument Designation Process Act.

Version: SCS CSHJR 18(RES)
Status: Await Transmit To Governor : 2015-04-15


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